Course path options are diverse. Depending on the area of interest, classes are available to those with a high school diploma and above. Courses can range in duration from a single semester to three years.
What is a course in law studies? It is a course that covers the theory, principles and practice of law, and may serve as a stepping stone in obtaining a degree or fulfilling continuing education needs. Advanced and specialist degrees may later be attained to prepare individuals to practice law in specific countries, and to pinpoint niche areas of study. Course topics may include international business law, criminology and psychology. Students can learn how international court systems and tribunals function in conjunction with local and national jurisdictions, or even the basics of banking law, which teaches the regulatory framework of international banking.
Individuals enrolled in law studies courses gain skills that are transferable, enabling them to choose from a diverse selection of specialties. Reasoning and critical thinking skills may enable uniquely crafted discussions. Attention to detail allows the drafting of precise documents while concise verbal explanations can be delivered.
Courses in law studies are offered worldwide. Due to the breadth of class materials and course lengths, cost varies from one institution to another. Prospective students should research schools offering the course of choice and contact them for updated registration and related fees.
Employment opportunities for persons with degrees in law studies are diverse and include professions such as attorneys, law clerks, data analysts and paralegals. There are also many careers outside the legal profession that could benefit from a law studies course, including reporters, social workers, policy developers and human resources directors. For those who prefer to stay in the educational system, teachers, professors and union representatives utilize the transferable skills in that arena.
Educational institutions offer flexible options for students. Electronic forms, online classes and full- and part-time options enable working professionals to continue their education anywhere in the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Our comprehensive Private Investigator curriculum is all you need to start a practice in this exciting industry. We put in information that normally takes years to gain.
Course Outline: What You Will Cover
Our comprehensive Private Investigator curriculum is all you need to start a practice in this exciting industry. We put in information that normally takes years to gain. Successful private investigators also share tricks of the trade in this all-inclusive course.
Using Criminal Psychology to Understand Crimes
Tracking down/Locating People and Tracing Missing Persons
Launching an Investigation
Getting Results through Surveillance, Examination, and Expert Consultation
Matrimonial and Domestic Cases
Surveillance and Counter-Surveillance
Espionage: Commercial Espionage and Counter-Espionage
Taking and Reporting Statement
Statement Taking and Reporting
Investigating Fraud and Other Cases
Public Record Search
Setting up a Private Investigation Business
ICI delivers a criminal justice and criminology course that prepares you for the various challenges of the profession. Developed by experts in the field, we provide a com
ICI delivers a criminal justice and criminology course that prepares you for the various challenges of the profession. Developed by experts in the field, we provide a comprehensive course that will train you to be effective in many positions related to battling crimes.
Criminal Justice Management
Research Methods and Data Resources
Introduction to Criminal Psychology
Psychological approaches to understanding crime
Psychology and understanding serious crimes
Mental disorder and crime
Gender and Crime
Youth and Crime
Psychology and the Police
Psychology in the Courtroom
Psychology and Crime Prevention
Professional Practice for Consultants
ICI offers a paralegal course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the field as well as for those who are already working as legal secretaries and paralegals an
ICI offers a paralegal course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the field as well as for those who are already working as legal secretaries and paralegals and want to boost their credentials. Our course is developed with representatives from the industry and government to guarantee that the skills you will acquire after the course are relevant and current.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks
Carry out search of the public record
Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment
Handle receipt and dispatch of information
Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
Assist in prioritizing and planning activities in a legal practice
Work effectively in a business environment
Produce business documents
Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice
Understand the processes involved in court documentation
The law regulates almost all aspects of society. Sometimes that is very visible: you come to the court in a case against a major criminal or in parliament in a heated deb
The law regulates almost all aspects of society. Sometimes that is very visible: you come to the court in a case against a major criminal or in parliament in a heated debate on a new bill. The law also regulates small - but important - things like lease your new home or your employment contract.
The right is also largely invisible. For example settles groceries at the checkout, you yourself are probably not directly aware that there is always a reciprocal commitment creative agreement is concluded between you and the supermarket. This opens up many more rights and obligations than just delivering the groceries and paying for it.
Precisely because the law so much influence on everyday life, is only legal knowledge always handy....
What is crime? How does criminal justice work in England and Wales? Find out more by following a case through the system.
What happens when a crime is allegedly committed in England and Wales? Now’s your chance to find out. On this course, you’ll follow a suspect through the journey of investigation, prosecution and adjudication. You’ll step inside the courtroom - discovering how criminal justice processes work - and learn about the criminal law and key institutions like the police and the courts.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1: Definitions of crime; measuring the extent of crime
Week 2: Investigation and prosecution
Week 3: The trial process
Week 4: Sentencing
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
Identify different definitions of ‘crime’
Describe, in basic terms, key processes in criminal justice including investigation, prosecution, defense, adjudication, and sentencing
Develop a reasoned view of the values underpinning criminal justice processes in England and Wales and on the effectiveness of institutions including police, lawyers, and courts
Who is the course for?
How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?
Why join the course?
Increasing populations and social changes are pressurizing our relationship with the environment. Property rights are embedded in power structures and land management. This course explores the different ways that nature is perceived by different types of societies and the impact of property rights on natural resource management.
This course explores three approaches to the hierarchy of property rights and applies these to environmental use and management around the world. It also includes advice on producing a policy brief for an environmental issue.
What topics will you cover?
Recognise the difference between the perspectives of the ‘giving spirit of nature’ and ‘controlling ancestor’ in our perceptions of nature.
Understand the meaning of ‘reciprocity’ as a way of reducing risk in uncertain environments.
Be introduced to Elinor Ostrom who developed a hierarchy of different types of property rights.
Recognise different types of property rights and how they affect access to, and withdrawal of, natural resources.
Appreciate the need for flexible property rights in areas with dynamic ecologies.
Be introduced to the contrasting arguments of Thomas Malthus and Ester Boserup on population and agricultural production.
Understand the concept of ‘more people, less erosion’ when higher population densities lead to better land management.
Recognise the links between property rights and level of biodiversity in agriculture.
Understand how ‘historical institutionalism’ of past laws affects current legal rights to natural resources.
Appreciate the social asymmetries caused by the power to control access to natural resources.
Recognise the importance of language for describing...
Understand UK music copyright law and how it applies to you as a creator, producer, marketer, distributor or licensee of music.
Explore UK music copyright law and how it can benefit musicians
This online course introduces you to the key aspects of UK music copyright law.
It answers questions such as: what is protected by copyright and what is not? In what circumstances can you reuse copyrighted material without permission or payment? How do collecting societies work? And how can you make money as a musician through licensing deals, self-publishing or giving your music away?
Real-life musicians share their experiences throughout the course, offering advice on dealing with copyright, being copied by other artists and avoiding accidentally falling into a copy trap.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1: Introduction to UK copyright law (including What does copyright protect? What does it not protect? How long does copyright protection last? What are some exceptions that allow limited use without seeking permission from copyright owners?; What is unlawful copying or copyright infringement (including real-life experiences of musicians talking about their own non-specialist understanding of copyright law); Case study: breaking down different types of ‘copyright works’ in a single song which attracts their own different type of copyright....
This free online course will introduce you to the work and role of the UK Parliament. By setting the age at which we start school to deciding pension policy, the UK Parli
This free online course will introduce you to the work and role of the UK Parliament. By setting the age at which we start school to deciding pension policy, the UK Parliament makes laws that impact our lives, our work, and our wider society. Learn what Parliament is and does You will begin by looking at what Parliament is, how it is different from government and how it has changed and evolved over hundreds of years. You will find out about the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords and discover how things work in the Chambers and beyond on a day-to-day basis. Learn how Parliament scrutinizes government Parliament is vital in scrutinizing the work of government; on this course, you’ll learn what this looks like in practice. You will consider the different tools MPs and members of the House of Lords use to check and challenge the work of government to ensure its decisions are transparent, efficient and fair. You will examine the purpose and role of different types of questions, discover some of the conventions of debate and explore the work of select committees. Learn how Parliament is evolving Towards the end of the course, you will examine the process of lawmaking and discover the journey of a Bill. You will also explore the range of opportunities open to citizens, which enable you to engage with and influence the UK Parliament....
This free online course addresses the practical problems that arise in social systems in the context of management and public policy at local, regional and global levels.
This free online course addresses the practical problems that arise in social systems in the context of management and public policy at local, regional and global levels. It is problem-oriented, providing you with both the theoretical understanding and practical tools, to find and implement solutions to organisational and social problems.
Use systems thinking to solve complex, real-world problems
The course will look at the nature of social, managerial and policy problems, considering a variety of real-world examples: community action; crime and policing; health and social welfare; transportation; smart cities; energy; Europe and Brexit; and mass education for Africa and Latin America....
Policy is largely a coordination problem. Here data and models can help. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa did not spread worldwide because science-based policies were im
Policy is the art of achieving the desired outcome in the presence of constraints and differing priorities.
Policy is largely a coordination problem. Here data and models can help. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa did not spread worldwide because science-based policies were implemented, replacing ineffective policies such as restricting movement by closing borders.
Model policy problems with Global Systems Science
The science of epidemics is one of the successes of Global Systems Science (GSS) – an interdisciplinary approach to modelling the complex, multi-faceted and intertwined problems of the modern world. Another example is the use of network science in financial regulation dealing with many interconnected financial actors....
Have you ever thought about how a composer or a writer make a living? Or how they make money to live their daily lives, just like other people? This course will explore t
Have you ever thought about how a composer or a writer make a living? Or how they make money to live their daily lives, just like other people? This course will explore the process of creators becoming professionals: how a marketplace and an industry have grown thanks to inventions like the 15th-century printing press.
You’ll learn that this process began with the idea that artistic work is the property of creators and how this idea inspired a new industry based on copyright. You’ll also explore the various aspects of this process - looking at how technological enhancement, creativity and the legal dimensions of copyright are all closely linked.
Medieval to modern: understand how copyright has evolved...
Delve into the criminal mind and be the person who can read clues to catch the culprit with your inside knowledge of criminology.
Delve into the criminal mind and be the person who can read clues to catch the culprit with your inside knowledge of criminology
Have you always been fascinated by crime and the people who help catch criminals? Are you an avid fan of crime series? Do you love working out puzzles? Are you practical and methodical? If the answer’s Yes, then your profile matches that of a criminologist.
There’s a huge demand for your logical mind too! Around 1,197,704 violent crimes were committed in the US and property stolen valued at around $12 billion last year, according to FBI figures. That’s a lot of work for criminal investigators.
It’s a world that fascinates all of us. Around 73.8 million viewers tuned in to CSI in its 15 years on the air. It’s captivating to see them painstakingly go over a crime scene, gather evidence, analyze it and capture perpetrators....
This course will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. Public health epidemiology involves describing a
This course will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. Public health epidemiology involves describing and interpreting geographical and temporal patterns in population health, identifying prevention strategies, and estimating and evaluating the impact of risk factors and preventive measures on population health. It is therefore essential to have a thorough understanding of public health epidemiology if your work or study involves any public health-related issues.
This course is therefore highly suited to epidemiologists in universities, hospitals, municipal health services, and other governmental health organizations, and to Ph.D. candidates working on an epidemiological or public health thesis....